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A Friend / Người Bạn

A FRIEND

Hey! With the clay you dug out
I fashioned a buddha
It rained
The buddha turned back into clay
Pointless as the clear skies after rain. 221 more words

Thơ

Summer by Ko Un

The sightless sunflower follows the sun.
The sightless moonflower blossoms in moonlight.
Foolishness.
That’s all they know.
Dragonflies fly by day
beetles by night.

From: … 28 more words

Poetry

Watch out for Ngugi Wa Thiongo, Margaret Atwood, Haruki Murakami, Ko Un, 110th Nobel Prize winner for Literature emerges today

NOBEL – Feelers emerging from the Swedish Academy indicate that it will announce the winner of the 110th Nobel Prize for Literature today (Thursday).

Last year, American singer and songwriter, Bob Dylan, was awarded the prize and thus became the second songwriter to win it, 103 years after Indian poet, Rabindranath Tagore, emerged winner in 1913. 502 more words

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Ko Un

Your Pilgrimage
by Ko Un

A slower pace, a somewhat slower pace will do.
Of a sudden, should it start to rain,
let yourself get soaked. 52 more words

Spirituality

We're Just a Bunch of Drunken Cells!!!

A Drunkard – by Ko Un”

I’ve never been an individual entity.
Sixty trillion cells!
I’m a living collectivity.
I’m staggering zigzag along,
sixty trillion cells, all drunk. 390 more words

Poetry